Naljeogigeul    Naljeogigeul alphabet

Naljeogigeul is an alternative script for Korean created by Bae Jun in summer 1994 when he was a high school student. It's a syllabic system based on Hangul, and the shapes of the letters are particially influenced by Hangul, Hebrew, Cyrillic and other various scripts. The initial idea was to construct an easily memorable secret code for writing Korean. Later Bae Jun developed an alphabetic version of Naljeogigeul to make it easier to write other languages.

Notable features

  • Direction of writing: left to right in horizontal lines
  • Used to write: Korean, and other languages
  • Naljeogigeul means "diary script" in Korean. Bae Jun has used this script to write his diary since 1997.

Naljeogigeul script

Naljeogigeul script

Sample text in the Naljeogigeul alphabet

Sample text in the Naljeogigeul alphabet

Transliteration

Modeun Ingan-eun Tae-eonal ttaebuteo Jayuroumyeo Geu Jon-eomgwa Gwonrie Iss-eo Dongdeunghada. Ingan-eun Cheonbujeog-euro Iseong-gwa Yangsim-eul Bu-yeobad-ass-eumyeo Seoro Hyungje-ae-ui Jeongsin-euro Haengdongha-yeo-yahanda.

Transliteration

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

If you have any questions about Naljeogigeul, you can contact Bae Jun at: shaxar@hanmail.net

Other scripts invented by Bae Jun

Arcography, Byeokrando, Emoel gugu, Kara Hiragana, Korillic, Kovrit, Naljeogigeul (alphabetic), Naljeogigeul (syllabic), Seumul, T-8

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